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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The New Barbarianism: Screening and panel Q&A

Film - Documentary | March 7 | 12:45-2:30 p.m. | 110 Boalt Hall, School of Law

 J. Stephen Morrison, Executive Producer, Co-Director, CSIS Global Health Policy Center; Justin Kenny, Co-Director; Rohini Haar, MD, Research Fellow, Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law; Elise Baker

 Elizabeth Farnsworth, Former Senior Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

 Human Rights Center, Boalt Hall Committee for Human Rights

Healthcare and humanitarian workers are increasingly in the crosshairs as hospitals and aid centers have become part of the battlefield in Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. This documentary examines the crisis, its causes, and the limited international response. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and experts in health and human rights in humanitarian settings.

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Film: Bed and Sofa

Film - Feature | March 7 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

An army veteran moves in with his old buddy and his wife in a crowded Moscow flat—with predictably disastrous results—in this daring early Soviet film.

Cine Latino: I Dream in Another Language

Film - Feature | March 7 | 7-9 p.m. | 102 Wurster Hall

 Center for Latin American Studies

A young linguist travels to the jungle of Mexico to research and save a mysterious indigenous language. A language, as he discovers, at the point of disappearing since the last two speakers had a fight fifty years ago and refuse to speak a word with each other. Trying to bring the two old friends back together, he discovers that hidden in the past, in the heart of the jungle, lies a secret...   More >

Anthropocene: March's Movie at Moffitt

Film - Documentary | March 7 | 7-9 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Library

A Working Group of international scientists is deciding whether to declare a new geological epoch -- the Anthropocene -- with the Earth shaped more by mankind than nature. Its members tell the story of the Anthropocene and argue whether it's a tragedy, a comedy, or something more surreal. With archival footage, award-winning stills and interviews, [the film] proposes a common secular narrative...   More >

 Must have a UCB student ID for entrance.

March's Movie at Moffitt

Film: Maintenance

Film - Feature | March 7 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A portrait of homes and their owners’ attitudes toward cleaning them. “It’s like a James Benning remake of Jeanne Dielman” (Cinema Scope).